Job Fairs

Veteran job fairs can be overwhelming for the unprepared, but with the right mindset and preparation, you can make a great first impression. Avoid the trap of wandering around aimlessly from booth to booth. This collection of resources will provide you with the tools and tips to enable you to walk into a veterans career fair with a clear mission.

Includes:

  • 3 key tips to career fair success
  • Delivering your elevator pitch
  • Career fair calendar

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Current Career Fair Calendar

We are excited to share that as of this year, RecruitMilitary hiring events have generated over 100k job offers for veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses!

We have been been conducting hiring events (also called job fairs or career fairs) for veterans, transitioning...

Job Fairs, Job Seeker Blog

3 Key Tips to Use Career Fairs to Find Your Next Job as a Military Veteran

Searching for a civilian job can be tricky. Luckily, we at RecruitMilitary have hosted 670 veteran job fairs specifically for military veterans in the past nine years, and we know what it takes to be successful at a veteran career fair. We’ve distilled our experience into a webinar, “3 Key Tips...

Job Fairs

Crafting Your Elevator Pitch

Learn the basics of an elevator pitch so you can nail those introductions and get the interview!

If you'd like to go deeper into the mechanics of crafting your elevator pitch, along with seeing an example of one, check out our full webinar, .

Job Search Process, Job Fairs

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Job Search Advice - Tips for Working a Veteran Hiring Event

Job seekers who attend a RecruitMilitary Veteran job fair or any other military-to-civilian job fair, career fair, hiring event, etc., can improve their chances of finding a great job lead by following these simple tips.

Getting Started, Job Fairs

Opportunities Abound if You Visit Each Booth

If you attend a veteran hiring fair, STOP at EVERY table. A banner does not tell you all there is about that company. They may have an opportunity that’s just right for you, but you’ll never know it if you pass them by.

Job Fairs, Job Seeker Blog

Tongue-Tied at a Veteran Career Fair? Try These Talking Points.

Recruiters at veteran career fairs want to know about your development, team work, and leadership abilities. Before you make your approach, it’s best to have a few talking points in mind.

Job Fairs, Job Seeker Blog

What type of recruiters attend a veteran career fair?

When attending a career fair keep an open mind. There are a wide variety of exhibitors attending our events—corporate employers, law-enforcement agencies an other government employers, franchisors, and both campus-based and online educational institutions.

Getting Started, Job Search Process, Job Fairs, Career Advice, Job Seeker Blog, Job Search